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Blackwater Hotel Motel
Ranked #3 of 4 Blackwater B&B and Inns
Reviewed 16 April 2012

The accommodation was outstanding as far as motel facilities go. We stayed in a cabin & everything was immaculate and fresh. All the staff we came into contact with were very friendly and seemed to genuinely care about our needs. There is a bistro and bar attached which were both stunning inside & the food was great. The food in the bistro seems overpriced at first but was worth every cent. Same with the accom, it seems overpriced (and probably is because it's a mining town) but the services and facilities are fantastic. The only poor points were 1) No accommodation is reserved for travelers during the week - we would have stayed longer if we had been able to but its fully booked as mining accom for months in advance; 2) The pool was dirty (but it's a dusty town...); 3) The street appeal is non-existent and it's difficult to work out how to enter the property unless you're familiar with the hotel already. If you can manage to get a room then I'd definitely recommend this hotel/motel. I was traveling with my 5 year old son to visit my husband who is based at Blackwater mine and was surprised by the facilities for kids - a pool, playground, kids area/playstation area in the bistro, plus all the staff treated him so well.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Address: 16 Railway St, Blackwater, Queensland 4717, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Blackwater
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Blackwater
Price Range: £76 - £78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blackwater Hotel Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in Queensland's fastest growing region, Blackwater Hotel Motel offers a familiar place to stay for business and leisure travellers seeking mid price accommodation. The hotel has 48 rooms, 2 bars, 40 gaming machines and a large drive thru bottle shop. Each large room is air-conditioned and has Hot Spot Wireless Internet. Our public bar features 8 large plasma TV's perfect for watching the races whilst having a punt through our dedicated pub TAB facilities, all the while enjoying the coldest beer in town to support our chefs melt in the mouth steaks. Austar, Foxtel 1, 2 & 3, and Sky Racing 1 & 2 are available in the pubs (not accommodations). ... more   less 
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